Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Linen, gesso applique
305 B.C.E.-395 C.E.
late Ptolemaic Period to early Roman Period
6 7/8 × 10 13/16 in. (17.5 × 27.5 cm)
As mounted: 7 7/8 × 11 7/16 in. (20 × 29 cm) (show scale)
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Cartonnage Applique, 305 B.C.E.-395 C.E. Linen, gesso applique, 6 7/8 × 10 13/16 in. (17.5 × 27.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X744.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.x744.2_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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One linen and gesso cartonnage applique. Toward the top, a winged kneeling goddess holding ostrich feathers. Toward the bottom, a coffin with mummy and two gods depicted upon it. Painted in red-brown, green and white now discolored by varnish.
Condition: Good. Some cracking and small losses. Contained in folio with mat.
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